Think about your favorite movie: Is it a classic, like Citizen Kane? Maybe it’s something from the French New Wave, such as Jules and Jim. Or perhaps it’s a contemporary blockbuster, like Avatar. Now imagine that movie just disappeared, and you could never watch it again on the big screen.
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